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The Legend of Sleepy Hollow - Washington Irving, 1820

What do most historians believe about the Headless Horseman of Sleepy Hollow?


It is only a child's story and has no truth to it.


He rises each night to find the person who took his head in battle.


The Horseman rides nightly from where he is buried to where he died in the war.


He is a Hessian who is out to kill anyone out past dark.

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